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synonyms for nonfeasance

  • abortion
  • bankruptcy
  • bomb
  • botch
  • breakdown
  • bungle
  • bust
  • checkmate
  • collapse
  • decay
  • decline
  • default
  • defeat
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • delinquency
  • dereliction
  • deterioration
  • downfall
  • failing
  • fiasco
  • flop
  • frustration
  • implosion
  • inadequacy
  • lemon
  • loser
  • loss
  • mess
  • misadventure
  • miscarriage
  • misstep
  • neglect
  • nonperformance
  • omission
  • overthrow
  • rout
  • rupture
  • stalemate
  • stoppage
  • turkey
  • washout
  • wreck
  • false step
  • faux pas
  • flash in the pan
  • lead balloon
  • nonsuccess
  • sinking ship
  • total loss

antonyms for nonfeasance

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  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • adequacy
  • advantage
  • ascent
  • benefit
  • betterment
  • blessing
  • continuation
  • development
  • enough
  • improvement
  • increase
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • rise
  • satisfaction
  • strength
  • success
  • sufficiency
  • triumph
  • win
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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How to use nonfeasance in a sentence

It was settled that assumpsit would lie for a mere omission or nonfeasance.
THE COMMON LAWOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR.
More important was the nonfeasance of the Inquisition with respect to simony.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF THE MIDDLE AGES; VOLUME IIIHENRY CHARLES LEA
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NONFEASANCE

  • crime
  • default
  • dereliction
  • failure
  • fault
  • lapse
  • misbehavior
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • neglect
  • nonfeasance
  • nonobservance
  • offense
  • oversight
  • weakness
  • wrongdoing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.